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Medellin to Quito Adventure

Medellin to Quito Adventure
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12 Days

Highlights

Visit coffee plantations in Salento, Camp under the stars in the Tatacoa Desert, Homestay in an Ecuadorian community, Venture off the beaten path to colonial towns, Visit a handicrafts market in San Clemente to learn about indigenous cultures

What's included

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Accommodation
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Breakfast
Warning: your social channels will incite much envy and jealousy from your friends and family after you post your pics from this 12-day journey through Colombia and Ecuador. Among the incredible sights and experiences you'll have along the way are adventures through coffee plantations, the colourful houses of Guatapé, rocky canyons in the Tatacoa Desert, and the neo-Gothic church and bridge of the Lajas Sanctuary. Your followers won't know what's coming for them.
Medellin to Quito Adventure
Starts
Medellín
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12 Days
Ends
Quito

Itinerary

  • Arrive at any time.
  • Choose what to explore today on a free day. Opt to visit the nearby town of Guatapé, with its colourful houses and famous rock. Or, ride the metrocable, a cable car part of Medellín’s public transportation, for sweeping views of the city and surrounding mountains.
  • Drive through beautiful landscapes to Salento.
  • Opt to take a morning hike through the towering palms of the Cocora Valley, or choose from a variety of other optional activities in the coffee region of Quindío.
  • Enjoy the ride to Colombia's capital, Bogotá.
    Meals: BREAKFAST
  • Enjoy a free day to explore the capital of Colombia. Opt to ride the funicular up for a stunning view, visit the impressive gold museum, or check out the street art.
    Meals: BREAKFAST
  • Enjoy the ride to the Tatacoa Desert to spend the night under the stars.
  • Head out into the impressive Tatacoa desert and explore the rocky canyons. The morning is free to choose how you wish to explore, opt to go for a hike or go horseback riding. After, travel to Popayán.
    Meals: BREAKFAST
  • Head further south to Pasto, wander around and keep an eye out for local ice cream makers out in the streets.
    Meals: BREAKFAST
  • Visit the striking Lajas Sanctuary, built on a bridge in a lush gorge, this neo-Gothic church is sure to impress. After, cross the border into Ecuador and continue on to the indigenous community of San Clemente for the night.
    Meals: BREAKFAST
  • Enjoy the morning in the indigenous community of San Clemente. Interact with the locals and learn about their traditional ways. Later, travel to Otavalo market before heading on to Quito for the night.
    Meals: BREAKFAST
  • Depart at any time.
    Meals: BREAKFAST